School: Béal Dearg (roll number 11582)

Location:
Belderg More, Co. Mayo
Teacher:
Pádraig Mac Conghamhna

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0139, Page 429

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other where people were found dead on different occasions of féar gortach it was believed. On the road from Glenamoy to Rossport at Muingnabo is another muacán where another man was found dead from féar gortach.

Close to Ratharasteen and about two and a half miles from Belderrig is a small heap of stones called leac ádam. As man named Adam was found dead here. An old Seanachie (Pat Hegarty, Rathavesteen) told me that he was a soldier returning from the battle of Aughrim. He died of wounds at this spot.
A few hundred yards west of Renmore, Belderrig is a small leaira (?) marking the site where a traveller in olden days fell down the cliff. The cliff at the spot is about 400 feet

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Informant
Pat Hegarty
Gender
male
Address
Rathavisteen, Co. Mayo
Language
English